The Conspirators (band)

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The Conspirators
OriginBedale, England
Genresindie, folk
Years active2006 to present
LabelsTranscend Media Group, Reeltime Records
Associated actsJudy Dyble, Fairport Convention

The Conspirators were a British northern indie / folk band. The band consisted of five members (2008):

  • John Gillies - rhythm guitar/vocals
  • Genevieve Parker - vocals
  • Jim Beadle - drums
  • Nathan Reeve - bass
  • Jim Gillies - keys
  • Darren Banner - Lead Guitar

In 2008, the band signed a management deal with Jon Shellers Brilliant Management, and released the double A-side single featuring Judy Dyble, former Fairport Convention vocalist. (Who was also managed by Sheller). The single included a remake of Fairport Convention's song "One Sure Thing" and The Conspirators song "Take Me To Your Leader". It reached No.7 in the official uk indie singles chart, spending 3 weeks in the top 10.

The promotion for this single saw Dyble make a couple of very rare live appearances, at the Harrogate International Conference Centre, and at an in-store live gig at HMV's superstore in Leeds city centre on 3 March 2008.[1]

In 2012 Conspirators released their debut album "What's Going On". The album featured guest performances from Dodgy lead guitarist Andy Miller, as well as Echobelly's Glenn Johansson. As of 2018, most of the 2008 named members, altered the name of the project. [2]


  1. ^ "Conspirators plot world domination". Yorkshire Evening Post. 9 April 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  2. ^ "The Conspirators - What's Going On Review". 22 October 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2014.